in part two he travels from the capital city in the nation's central region seeking an even deeper meaning to cambodian home cooking. welcome to "newsline." the leaders of israel and had a mass have rejected a u.s. proposal for a seven-day humanitarian truz. they have agreed to stop fighting for 12 hours from saturday morning. israeli media report the is designed to help people in gaza get medicine and other humanitarian aid. they say israeli forces will keep searching for tunnels. health officials say more than
800 people have died in israel's current military campaign. they say most of the fatalities were civilians. john kerry tried to arrange a seven-day humanitarian truce to start next week. israeli leaders said they could not accept his proposal. kerry started the efforts earlier this week by visiting relevant parties. he and ki-moon met officials from egypt. they have been trying to mediate a truce. iranians have been slowing their anger about the israeli offensive they took to the streets to show their support for the people o iranians rallies on the last friday of ramadan. they call it jerusalem day to show their solidarity with the palestinians. in the capital, they marched with photos of children killed in israeli operations, some
burned israeli flags. the foreign minister told nhk the global community should unite in support of the people of gaza. >> unfortunately, the international community has been extremely lax in dealing with this brutality and it has to come to the aid of the people of gaza, stop the aggression and end this crime against humanity. the president said if all muslims unite, they can beat the intruders. he is taking a softer line toward the west than his predecessor. the foreign ministers of the netherlands and australia have paid their respects to victims from the downed malaysia airlines plane. they saw off caskets being september off from the airplane.
an earlier flight cared the first group to the netherlands. all 298 were killed. investigators believe some remains are still at the crash site. >> our entire reason for being here is to ensure that we can secure that site, that we can have access to it, that a proper investigation can be carried out. and that we can bring people home. that's our focus. >> the two foreign ministers met their ukrainian counterpart in kiev. they agreed on the need for a multinational team of police officers at the site to ensure the safety of investigators. they signed an agreement stating the netherlands will take charge of all matters relating to the investigation. countries that lost many nationals are eager to see a full investigation start as soon as possibl russia's state-run news agency says a ukrainian air defense
shot down the airplane. they say some officers have been detained and it reiterated the russian government's claim that the ukrainian military was behind the downing of the plane. militants in central afghanistan attacked vehicles and killed some of the passengers. no one has claimed responsibility. police suspect the taliban. afghan intier onofficials say they stopped two buses and another vehicle. they say the group forced 32 people out and shot them killing 14, some of them children. the president condemned the attack as inhumane and unacceptable. he ordered an investigation. security is worsening across afghanistan. many civilians have died in tear otherist attacks. most of the international forces in the country are scheduled to leave by the end of this year.
abe is making deals to help his country get the energy it needs. he met the mexican president and agreed on plans to develop reserves of oil and shale gas. abe is visiting mexico at the start of a tour of five countries in latin america. he said increasing mexico's oil production and developing its shale gas are crucial for stabilizing the global energy market. abe suggested japan could supply mexico with nuclear power technology. he said he hopes to speed up negotiations on a deal. abe wants to work with mexico to help conclude the transpacific partnership free trade deal. >> translator: i want to expand the front tiers of cooperation based on a strategic global partnership. >> the two governments and some private firms signed memorandums
on energy, medical care and insurance. abe is getting ready to reshuffle his cabinet. he wants a stronger team to help him improve national security and revitalize regional economies. abe told associates he will carry out the reshuffle in the first week of september. he will be revamping his administration for the first time since he took office in december 2012. abe wants to make changes to national security. he wants his team to craft legislation that would enable japan to exercise its right to collective self-defense. he plans to create a position for that task. abe is trying to revitalize regional economies. he plans to give that job to another new minister. abe plans to shake up the leadership of his liberal democratic party at the same time. authorities across the russian far east and siberia are doing battle with forest fires.
dry weather could spark more. 34 wildfires are raging. they have charred more than 700 square kilometers. over 2,000 firefighters are battling the flames. the local government declared a state of emergency. meteorologists in japan say the smoke is reaching the country's northern most main island. haze is reducing visibility. officials in the city report a ten fold increase in the concentration of air pollution. they advise children and the elderly to stay indoors. people in seoul will be able to see an exhibition of a popular japanese manga after all. a court overturned a museum's decision to cancel it. the war museum will show images and characters from the one piece comics.
officials had canceled it earlier this month three days before it was due to open. they said members of the public had complained the comics include images similar to the rising sun flag. some see that as a symbol of japan's past colonial rule. the company that created the exhibition said the cancellation was wrong and took the matter to court. judges ruled it does not glorify japanese imperialism. they ordered the museum officials to honor their original arrangement. here is a three-day weather forecast for selected cities.